Family Business APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To promote and facilitate communication and understanding between the UK family business sector and members of both houses.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Family Business

1. Family Court (Composition and Distribution of Business) (Amendment) Rules 2021
26/04/2021 - Secondary Legislation

Found: 7)Family ProceedingsSenior Courts Of England And WalesFamily Court, England And WalesThe Family Court

2. Family Business Week 2021
22/11/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: this House supports Family Business Week 2021, a week-long celebration of family businesses and local

3. Northern Ireland Family Practitioner Services – Key Business Volumes (provisional) Coverage – 2019/20
07/05/2020 - HSC Business Services Organisation (Northern Ireland)
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Found: Statistics Northern Ireland Family Practitioner Services – Key Business Volumes (provisional) Coverage

4. RPC Register of Interests, March 2021
07/04/2021 - Regulatory Policy Committee
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Found: declare any interest that they, or members of their family, may have that could give the appearance of a conflict

5. RPC Register of Interests, November 2019
15/01/2020 - Regulatory Policy Committee
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Found: declare any interest that they, or members of their family, may have that could give the appearance of a

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Family Business

1. Covid-19:International Travel
24/05/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: people as unfair that one can travel abroad for a business meeting, but seeing one’s partner or parent is - Speech Link
2: them have heartrending stories of separation from family or other loved ones or of missing deathbed visits - Speech Link

2. Future of the Coach Industry
10/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: chairmanship, Dr Huq. I record my thanks to the Backbench Business Committee and my good and honourable Friend the - Speech Link
2: ongoing business costs, loan payments or vehicle leasing fees. And the coronavirus business loan interruption - Speech Link
3: operator applied through their bank for a coronavirus business interruption loan. Despite having an excellent - Speech Link

3. Business of the House
17/12/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: Thursday 7 January—Business to be determined by the Backbench Business Committee.Friday 8 - Speech Link
2: myrrh.Normally we have advance sight of the business statement, but I will not thank the Leader of - Speech Link
3: conservatism, but it is always a pleasure doing business with her, and indeed with the Scottish National - Speech Link

4. Detention of Anoosheh Ashoori in Iran
26/01/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: himself in Iran to take over the family civil engineering business, for which he won national awards - Speech Link

5. Funeral Director Services Regulation
17/11/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: right—that happened to a family from Darwen, in my constituency. The family came to me with a complaint - Speech Link
2: service. The reason the story of what happened to the family in my constituency is so shocking is that it is - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Family Business
1. Family Courts
asked by: David Lammy
09/11/2020
... how many social service referrals were made to the family courts in each of the last 12 months.

2. Family Hubs
asked by: Tulip Siddiq
11/01/2021
... if he will publish details of the procurement process for the new National Centre for Family Hubs and Integrated Services; and what steps his Department is taking to ensure that those services are delivered (a) transparently and (b) effectively.

3. Family Courts
asked by: Ben Bradley
04/12/2020
... what assessment he has made of the equity of service delivered by family courts to both parties.

4. Family Proceedings
asked by: Taiwo Owatemi
23/12/2020
... Assessing Risk of Harm to Children and Parents in Private Law Children Cases.

5. Family Proceedings
asked by: Baroness Taylor of Bolton
04/01/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how many family law cases were outstanding in each month of this year.

Latest Questions
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8 Current APPG Officers
John Stevenson Portrait
John Stevenson
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Carlisle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Andrew Jones Portrait
Andrew Jones
Vice Chair
Conservative - Harrogate and Knaresborough
Joined: 25th August 2021
Richard Fuller Portrait
Richard Fuller
Vice Chair
Conservative - North East Bedfordshire
Joined: 25th August 2021
Lord Cotter Portrait
Lord Cotter
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

John Stevenson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.

Email: john.stevenson.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Fiona Graham, Institute for Family Business, 22-24 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0QP. Tel: 020 7630 6250

Email: fiona.graham@ifb.org.uk

Secretariat:

Institute for Family Business acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.ifb.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.appgfamilybusiness.com

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Feb 2021
Source
Institute for Family Business (IFB)
Description
IFB acts as the group's secretariat and pays SEC Newgate UK to assist the IFB with this   From : 11/02/2021 To : 10/02/2022
Value
£7,501
Date
11 Feb 2020
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/02/2020 To : 10/02/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
25 Jun 2019
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Lunch
Value
£1,501
Date
19 Jul 2018
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2018 To : 18/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
19 Jul 2017
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2017 To : 19/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
19 Jul 2017
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 19/07/2017 To : 18/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Nov 2016
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Reception held on 1 November 2016
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
24 Nov 2015
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Annual reception held on 24 November 2015
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Institute for Family Business
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Family Business APPG

Former APPG Officers
Michelle Donelan Portrait
Michelle Donelan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chippenham
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd June 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Ronnie Cowan Portrait
Ronnie Cowan
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Inverclyde
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 3rd June 2016